Showing posts with label SpaceX. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SpaceX. Show all posts

Friday, March 22, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Dawn of a new Space Age

Photo of SpaceX's Starhopper at sunset by Jaime Almaguer. The Starhopper (test vehicle of SpaceX's stainless steel Starship) is currently being built in SpaceX's Boca Chica launch facility in South Texas and scheduled to fly first test flights in March/April 2019.

Photo of SpaceX's Starhopper at sunset on Boca Chica by Jaime Almaguer

Thursday, February 28, 2019

SpaceX Starship on a landing pad on Mars by Charlie Burgess

Picture of the Day 28/2/2019 - SpaceX's stainless steel Starship on a landing pad on Mars by British digital artist Charlie Burgess. More of his art here.

SpaceX Starship on a landing pad on Mars by Charlie Burgess

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

SpaceX Starship docking to Von Braun Rotating Space Station

Several renders by architect Tim Alatorre (from Domum Architects) of SpaceX's stainless steel Starship docking to Gateway Foundation's proposed Von Braun Rotating Space Station (precursor to its more ambitious Gateway Spaceport) with artificial spin gravity.

SpaceX Starship docking to Von Braun Rotating Space Station (Gateway Foundation)

SpaceX Starship docked to Von Braun Rotating Space Station (Gateway Foundation)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Possibly official render of SpaceX stainless steel Starship during Mars entry

Yesterday Elon Musk gave an exclusive interview to Popular Mechanics. The interview is illustrated with several images, one of which is a fresh render of SpaceX's stainless steel Starship during Mars entry. The author of the render is stated to be "SpaceX" (as one more earlier official render from SpaceX).

SpaceX stainless steel Starship during Mars entry

Monday, February 25, 2019

SpaceX explorers digging out Opportunity by Leonhard Loacker

Picture of the Day 25/2/2019 - Drawing of future SpaceX explorers digging out NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars by young Austrian artist Leonhard Loacker. More of his art on his Instagram profile.

SpaceX explorers digging out NASA Opportunity rover on Mars by Leonhard Loacker

Friday, February 22, 2019

Renders of SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy by Charlie Burgess

British digital artist Charlie Burgess has created several render images of SpaceX's full stack Starship & Super Heavy. More of his art here. Open link in new tab to view images in full resolution.

SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy by Charlie Burgess

SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy by Charlie Burgess

SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy by Charlie Burgess

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SpaceX #dearMoon Starship arriving to The Moon by Kimi Talvitie

Picture of the Day 20/2/2019 - SpaceX #dearMoon Starship arriving to The Moon by Finnish 3D artist Kimi Talvitie updating the official SpaceX image for #dearMoon mission with the new stainless steel design of Starship. More of Kimi's art on his Twitter account.
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SpaceX #dearMoon Starship arriving to The Moon by Kimi Talvitie

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Renders of SpaceX stainless steel Starship by Reese Wilson

Reese Wilson has created some impressive render images of SpaceX's stainless steel Starship. More of his SpaceX photos and renders on his Flickr page. Open link in new tab to view images in full resolution.

SpaceX Stainless Steel Starship above Earth by Reese Wilson

SpaceX Stainless Steel Starship by Reese Wilson

Monday, February 11, 2019

SpaceX Super Heavy block 1 will have landing legs as Starship

Elon Musk has confirmed that the initial version (we will call it block 1) of SpaceX's Super Heavy booster will have similar landing legs as the Starship and only later versions of Super Heavy will/may land back on its launch mount. Reese Wilson has made unofficial render of the most recent design for full stack Starship & Super Heavy.
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SpaceX Starship + Super Heavy block 1 by Reese Wilson

Friday, February 1, 2019

SpaceX Starship infographics by Kimi Talvitie

Finnish 3D artist Kimi Talvitie, who has made some of the best comparative renders of SpaceX's stainless steel Starship, today posted 2 infographics of the Starship:

SpaceX stainless steel Starship infographic by Kimi Talvitie

SpaceX stainless steel Starship infographic by Kimi Talvitie

Monday, January 28, 2019

Support for a SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy LEGO set

SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy LEGO set - cover
"Saturn V LEGO set" co-designer Valerie Roche and her "SpaceX – The Ultimate Collection" co-designer Matthew Nolan, along with fellow LEGO fan designer Mark Nolan have created a 1:110 scale LEGO set of SpaceX's stainless steel Starship & Super Heavy (previously known together as Big Falcon Rocket). The creators promise to frequently update the design of the set as SpaceX announces new design changes for Starship & Super Heavy.

To make this set a reality, inspiring the children (and not only them) about spaceflight, the creators need our support to reach 10'000 votes on LEGO Ideas. There are 2499 votes for now.

Please, go HERE and click "Support"!


Here are some images from the design. Open link in new tab to view image in full resolution.

SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy LEGO set - full stack (Big Falcon Rocket)SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy LEGO set - Super Heavy & Starhip

SpaceX Starship & Super Heavy LEGO set - rear

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

SpaceX spaceport on Mars by Mike Winkelmann (beeple)

Picture of the Day 20/1/2019 - vision of a futuristic SpaceX spaceport on Mars by digital fantasy artist Mike Winkelmann, better known as beeple. More of his art here.
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SpaceX spaceport on Mars by Mike Winkelmann (beeple)